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Southwest Airlines

Marcio Cesar dos Santos Southwest Airlines 1) CQ: What are the key motivational strategies used by Southwest? Investing in People: As argued by Ann Rodes, Southwest’s competitive advantage come from people, so they has invested time and money to build a cohesively team work, developing in each one a strong sense of esteem and self-actualization. “Recognizing that our people are the competitive advantage, we deliver the resources and services to prepare our people to be winners, to support...

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Southwest Airlines Case Analysis

Southwest Airlines Case Analysis Problem As a fledgling operation, how does a startup company compete within an established market in terms of price, performance and promotion Issues On February 1, 1973 Braniff airlines announced a half-price “Get Acquainted Sale” on all flights between Dallas and Houston. This was Southwest Airlines most profitable route. Southwest had to decide how to respond to Braniff Airlines move. Southwest Airlines is a startup business * They faced barriers to...

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Southwest Airlines: Organizational Commitment and Communication Paper

Southwest Airlines: Organizational Commitment and Communication Paper Communications for Accountants COM/530 Southwest Airlines: Organizational Commitment and Communication Paper   Southwest Airlines’ strong organizational culture is reflected in its mission as shown in its website: “dedication to the highest quality of Customer Service delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, individual pride, and Company Spirit.” Southwest is a company that not only excels in customer service...

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Southwest Airlines

Contents Page 1. An Introduction to Southwest Airlines 1.1 Beginnings 1 1.2 Culture ...

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Southwest Airlines’ Corporate Strategy & Control System Southwest Airlines became one of the most admired airlines in the world based on their dedication to their customers and the corporate strategies their leadership instituted. Their leadership created a different corporate culture that CEO Herb Kelleher and his company are devoted to the philosophy of putting employees first (Govindarajan, pg. 115). In doing so, Southwest was able to instill a management control system that relied on...

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Assessing Corporate Culture: Southwest Airlines Q Organizational Philosophy, Mission, Vision, Values Southwest Airlines clearly outlines their values in their corporate mission statement: The mission of Southwest Airlines is dedication to the highest quality of customer service delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, individual pride, and company spirit (www.southwest.com). This mission both describes the company's approach to its workforce, and the customer at large. Rather than...

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Southwest Airlines

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CASE STUDY BY Aurelio Montelongo Jr. June 22, 2012 Southwest Airlines is in an environment whose conditions for most in this type of industry have been anything but profitable. So why is it that Southwest Airlines, who has been profitable in this volatile market been able to make money? Though Southwest did have a losing quarter it was not due to lack of fliers or its service to its customers, but an investment in its fuel hedging cost. As fuel dropped in price, Southwest...

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Southwest Airlines

research is Southwest airlines. It has been one of the most successful airlines in the US, and with very high customer service ratings. This is very impressive to attain by such a small company in a very tough industry. Southwest is able to achieve such levels by having a clear mission of providing low-fare travel using a point-to-point system and not having a hub-based system. The company operates in relatively shorter routes and only maintains one plane type, its famous Boing 737. Southwest as an organization...

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Southwest Airline

Question: 01 Name at least two things that Southwest is doing efficiently. Name at least two things that Southwest is doing effectively. In what ways do efficiency and effectiveness support each other at Southwest? In what ways do they contradict each other? Ans. Southwest Airlines is one of the important Airline of USA. Southwest Airlines may only rank 317 on the Fortune 500 List but the company ranks highly on most publications’ Most Admired Companies lists. Efficiency means using resources...

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Internal Analysis of "Ryanair-The "Southwest" of European Airlines" case

Ireland and Gatwick Airport, the second busiest airport in London after Heathrow. Later on, regulatory authorities permitted the Ryanair Airlines to have at least four flying flights a day on Dublin-London route, with more seating capacity. Nowadays, Ryanair, with its rapid growth, occupies the most sought position in its own field, being "Britain's favorite airline" and the oldest-low cost air carrier in Europe. The goal of my internal analysis on Ryanair is to focus on resources and capabilities...

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Southwest Airlines

Identify Current Strategy Southwest Airlines Co. is a major domestic air carrier that is "the world's only short-haul, high-frequency, low-fare, point-to-point carrier" according to the President and CEO Herb Kelleher. Southwest has always been able to quickly seize any strategic opportunities whenever they arise. Southwest is the only company to ever hold the Triple Crown for annual performance. Some of the key factors that contribute to Southwest's success are its conservative growth pattern,...

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Southwest Airlines

Analysis “Southwest Airlines 2008” Valerie Deneen The University of Iowa Case Analysis “Soutwesth Airlines 2008” U.S. Airline Industry Overview Ever since the Wright brothers successfully flown the first airplane in 1903, air travel had become one of the most popular means of long distance travel. From 1937 to 1978, air transportation was part of public utilities and was regulated by the federal Civil Aeronautics Board in the U.S. Airfares, routes, schedules, and number of airlines, were all...

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Southwest Airline

save fuel, and reduce engine maintenance costs and takeoff noise. - Fuel cost saving. Southwest effectively takes advantage of fuel hedging to buy fuel at lower prices. And to cut fuel cost Southwest also takes some other actions such as carrying less water for bathroom, and replacing passenger seats with lighter models. - Equipment and technology application and outstanding automation processes. Southwest has invested significant sums in facilities, equipment, and technology to efficiently process...

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Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines Introduction: Southwest Airlines is a passenger airline based out of Dallas, Texas that provides air transpiration throughout the United States. Southwest is currently the 6th largest U.S. airline based on revenue. It currently has more than 3,100 flights in 73 cities, making it the largest U.S. carrier passenger airline. They provide good options, such as early check-in, hotel packages, car rental, and free luggage up to two bags, which are one of their techniques to provide...

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Southwest Airlines Tracy D. Braswell Benedictine University The domestic airline industry is emerging from its lost decade. Carriers suffered two recessionary swoons (one due to September 11) and a fivefold jump in fuel prices causing fifteen carriers to go bust. As frequent fliers know too well the salvation for most airlines has been to stick passengers with fees, reservation changes, bags, food, movie and headset to name a few. None of it, however, went to Southwest Airlines two and...

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Southwest Airlines vs. Jetblue

Southwest Airlines was started over 38 years ago as a small Texas airline and has grown to become one of the largest airlines in the United States because it differentiates itself as the most successful low-fare, high frequency, point-to-point carrier. Since 1987 Southwest has consistently led the entire airline industry with the lowest ratio of complaints per passenger boarded. What does Southwest do differently that no one else in airlines does? It keeps things simple and consistent, which drives...

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Southwest Airlines Merger

BASIC STRATEGY: In order to make up for increasing expenses Southwest needs to expand. My recommended strategy for Southwest to pursue, is to merge with Air-Tran and expand into areas where Air-Tran has a heavy presence and Southwest has none. With Southwest having a weak presence in the southeastern U.S., a key area to expand would be Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International, which is the busiest airport in the U.S. There is obviously a need for the low air-fare company at this site. Southwest’s...

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Southwest Airlines and Control Mechanisms

Southwest Airlines and Control Mechanisms August 20, 2010 MGT330 Southwest Airlines and Control Mechanisms Southwest Airlines is a vigorous business commonly admired, whether it is positive or negative, by many for countless reasons. Southwest Airlines has withheld a positive social responsibility for many years. Southwest is an organization promoting people to be innovated leaders focused on promoting the success of the company. Establishing and maintaining the function of control is crucial...

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Running head: SOUTHWEST AIRLINES Southwest Airlines William F. White Grand Canyon University Introduction Southwest Airlines took their first flight in June 18, 1971. The company got underway more then four years earlier but had a number of tough lawsuits against them before they were able to get their first plane up in the air. Southwest Airlines began serving the Texas cities of Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. And then in 1979, Southwest Airlines finally made their first voyage outside...

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Southwest Airline

Southwest Airlines in 2010: Culture, Values, and Operating Practices Assignment Questions 1. Is there anything that you find particularly impressive about Southwest Airlines? 2. What grade would you give Southwest management for the job it has done in crafting the company’s strategy? What is it that you like or dislike about the strategy? Does Southwest have a winning strategy? 3. What are the key policies, procedures, operating practices, and core values underlying Southwest’s efforts to implement...

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Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines 2008 Introduction : While the airline industry in the USA has not made thriving financial headlines, Southwest Airlines has emerged as a successful organization. It has been able to make profit consistently and has sustained itself through difficult situations like recession, energy crisis, and September 11 terrorist attacks. Problem Statement : The problem under consideration here is: How can Southwest Airlines achieve a sustainable growth in future in spite of increasing...

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TB00417 The Southwest Spirit Customer service far beyond the norm in the airline industry was not unexpected at Southwest and hadits own name—Positively Outrageous Service. Some examples of this service included: a gate agentvolunteering to watch a dog (a Chihuahua) for two weeks when an Acapulco-bound passenger showedup at the last minute without the required dog crate; an Austin passenger who missed a connection toHouston, where he was to have a kidney transplant operation, was flown there by...

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Culture Within Organizations: Southwest Airlines

teamwork. An example of an organization which has a strong culture that has helped it thrive in the aviation industry is Southwest Airlines. Southwest Airlines (SWA) was founded by Rollin King, M. Lamar Muse and Herb Kelleher in 1966. They began servicing Dallas, Houston and San Antonio in 1971, after winning a legal battle fought in the U.S. Supreme Court. The airline started off by offering six daily roundtrip flights between Dallas and San Antonio, and 12 daily roundtrip flights between...

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Turnaround at Southwest Airlines Video Case Study Southwest Airlines was started in 1971 by Rollin King and Herb Kelleher. Their idea was simple. If they could take airline passengers where they want to go, on time, at the lowest possible price; all while having fun doing it, then people would love to fly on their airline. As a result of this, no other airline in the industry’s history has enjoyed the customer loyalty and extended profitability which Southwest is now famous...

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Southwest Airlines

MGMT 3110 L1 Case Report: Southwest Airlines What is SWA’s competitive strategy? What does it take to execute the competitive strategy? The SWA has adopted ‘Cost Leadership’ as its competitive advantage. And it has achieved low cost through numerous ways. To commence with, the Southwest workforce routinely turn around an aircraft in only 15 minutes and its gates are manned by a single agent and have a ground crew of six or fewer, which are much lower than other airlines. In other words, the SWA...

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Leadership at Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines Leadership at Southwest has grown the company. The leader has a strong personality and led the company to a great position. Herb Kelleher's business decisions and out of the ordinary and have had success beyond belief. Employee empowerment is needed to make any successful company. At Southwest Airlines, the empowerment has led the employees to lead themselves. They take pride in the actions. It allows them to get other involved and makes them more successful in the tasks...

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Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines has long been one of the stand-out performers in the U.S. airline industry. It is famous for its low fares which are often some 30% lower than those of its major rivals. These are balanced by an even lower course structure, enabling it to record superior profitability even in bad years such as 2002, when the industry faced slumping demand in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Indeed, from 2001 to 2005, quite possibly the worst 4 years in the...

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Southwest Airlines

Michele Lynn October 12, 2008 Marketing – Resnik Case Study: Southwest Airlines Air travel has its ups and down, as does basically any type of travel. However, Southwest Airlines has always been my favorite airline to fly. As a young single who loved traveling, I found their fares and schedules to be the most convenient for my taste. I always appreciated the staff’s sense of humor, and it really never bothered me where I sat, so I didn’t mind the “A, B, C” boarding groups as opposed to...

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Profitability and Creditworthiness Analysis for the Southwest Airlines

for the Southwest Airlines (LUV – NYSE symbol) : Various financial ratios are used by managers and investors to analyze company's financial health. In this section we describe return on equity analysis to measure the Southwest's performance. ROE is viewed as one of the most important financial ratios. It is used in an effort to evaluate management's ability to monitor and control expenses and to earn a profit on resources committed to the business. Three levels of ROE ratios assess Southwest Airlines'...

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Southwest Airlines

Diego Rodriguez, Deema Alomar, Seungyeon lee 10/05/09 Case Analysis Southwest Airline final draft Jennifer Uhler BPE reading, writing research Background Summary Southwest Airlines based in Dallas was founded in 1967 by Rollin King and Herb Kelleher. It is one of the major domestic airliners which provides carrier and transportation service. This company has 35,499 employees and it runs over 500 Boeing 737 aircraft in 67 cities in the US. Southwest’s principal values are: Providing low-fare and...

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Southwest Airlines Corporate Culture.

typically created unconsciously, based on the values of the top management or the founders of an organization. Southwest Airlines expends a lot of energy in maintaining its workplace culture. Southwest is the only major airline in the U.S. that has been profitable in each of the last five years. It also has a good reputation as an employer. Herb Kelleher, Southwest's CEO, indicated how Southwest maintained its culture: "Well, first of all, it starts with hiring. We are zealous about hiring. We are looking...

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Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines in 2010: Culture, Values, and Operating Practices Summary Southwest Airlines was founded by Herb Kelleher in 1967 to provide low-cost service between Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. Although the U.S. airline industry had lost money in 15 of the 30 years between 1980 and 2009, Southwest has reported profit every year since 1973. Southwest Airlines is considered to be the most successful budget airline in the U.S. Since 2000, the number of passengers flying Southwest has...

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An Assessment of Southwest Airlines

Management within Southwest Airlines An Assessment of Four Function of Management within Southwest Airlines According to Edward de Bono "an expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgments simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and ... Creativity involves breaking out ..." Southwest Airlines has done just that, in a world of high competition and drastic changes they paid close attention to their customers needs, therefore, succeeding when many other airlines were failing...

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Final Research Paper: Southwest Airlines

Final Research Paper: Southwest Airlines Melinda Haas Axia College of University of Phoenix MGT 245 Organizational Behavior Jack McCann February 11, 2007 Southwest Airlines embodies the best that a large company can be. The structure is designed to allow quick action and support of its large body of employees rather than complete control and bureaucratic red tape. It is widely recognized as one of the most desirable places to work and is constantly emulated by its competitors, not to mention...

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Southwest Airlines Internal Analysis

Executive Summary Southwest Airlines is one of the most profitable airlines in the airline industry. During turbulent economic times Southwest has managed to continue strong revenue growth in a disastrous environment and has operated profitably for 39 consecutive years (Mintzmyer, 2012). Southwest Airlines has capitalized on the company’s strength of being the top low cost carrier by offering a simple and efficient business plan that prides itself on customer service. Southwest utilizes only the...

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Case Analysis: Southwest Airlines

At the onset of the airline industry in the United States, major network airlines were the sole providers of air travel. This multifaceted industry was a difficult industry to break into as a consequence of “sophisticated customer segmentation, hub-and spoke models and costly information systems for reservations, fare wars and intense competition” (Thompson 2008). Shrinkage in airline ticket prices augmented the demand for airline travel. Many markets were simply deserted or over-looked by major...

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Southwest Airlines Case Analysis

Southwest Airlines: A Case Analysis ORGANIZATIONAL ANALYSIS It is evident that the greatest strength that Southwest Airlines has is its financial stability. As known in the US airline industry, Southwest is one of those airlines who are consistently earning profits despite the problems the industry is facing. With such stability, the corporation is able to make decisions and adjust policies, which other heavily burdened airlines may not be able to imitate. Having a low amount of cost in their...

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Southwest Airlines and Microeconomics

Southwest Airlines and Microeconomics John Divler Rasmussen College Author Note This research is being submitted on June 14, 2010, for Mr. Bergeen’s Microeconomics course at Rasmen College by John Divler. Southwest Airlines and Microeconomics Southwest Airlines was created in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX. Southwest offers flights to their passengers to get them to their destinations when they want to get there, on time, at the lowest possible fare. The advantage that Southwest...

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Leadership of Southwest Airlines

Leadership of Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines is often a modeled by other companies for its organizational structure. Organizations that have an effective management team are successful in developing a strong organizational culture, utilizing managerial controls, and leveraging diversity. Effective management teams are developed by cultivating leadership skills in those that supervise the company’s associates. Organizations want managers that can motivate their associates to achieve the...

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Organizational Commitment and Communication

Communication The following document is a review of Southwest Airlines Company. Additionally, the literature will discuss how different leadership styles would affect group communication in Southwest Airlines Company. Moreover, this document will analyze the different sources of power found in Southwest Airlines Company and how those different sources of power affect group and organizational communication. Furthermore, the current culture in Southwest Airlines Company will be reviewed to identify the motivational...

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Southwest Airlines Risk Management

As with any company, Southwest Airlines has risks that have to deal with. For starters, co-founder and visionary leader Kelleher will soon be less involved in the firm's operations. Mr. Kelleher is responsible for the decision making of Southwest Airlines so it is going to be interesting to say the least when he takes a lesser role in the daily business of Southwest. Perhaps a more important risk, though, is the simple fact that Southwest is an airline. Past financial indicators have shown that members...

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Southwest Airlines Swot Analysis

The mission of southwest Airlines is dedication to the highest quality of Customer Service delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, individual pride and Company Spirit (Ruppel, 2012). The people of Southwest are the single greatest strength and most enduring long term competitive advantage (Kelly, 2012). Southwest Airlines started out as Air Southwest Co in 1967; serving only three local airport hubs in Texas. The hubs were San Antonio (SAT), Dallas (DAL) and Houston International Airport...

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Southwest Airlines: a Cultural Assessment

Southwest Airlines: A Corporate Cultural Assessment University of X September 17, 2005 Southwest Airlines: A Corporate Cultural Assessment Southwest Airlines (Southwest) is a domestic US airline that provides short haul, high frequency, point-to-point, and low-fare service to and from 60 airports in 59 cities across 31 US states. From humble beginnings in 1971, this airline with only four passengers per flight, and airhostesses wearing hot pants and white go-go boots, has evolved into a leader...

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Southwest Airlines and Its Business Strategy

Corporate Strategy Southwest Airlines faced many barriers to entry from the fierce competition of other airlines in the industry. Though competition was fierce, Southwest Airlines managed to succeed by doing things differently. Their mission was to provide affordable air travel to those who would not normally fly. Contradictory to the rest of the airline industry, Southwest maintained a profit while keeping its fares low. Southwest was unique to the industry in two ways. They focused on the short...

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Case Study: Southwest Airlines

Case Study: Southwest Airlines Jeremy Potter Oakland City University Introduction Southwest Airlines is one of the most successful airlines in the world. Their success comes from many different sources within the company. Today, most airlines are purely focused on growth, and tend to “nickel and dime” their customers to make up for profit losses. Southwest, on the other hand, has put an increased focus on their customers. They’re constantly striving to provide low ticket prices and excellent...

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Case Study on Southwest Airlines

MARKETING SPOTLIGHT- SOUTHWEST AIRLINES Southwest Airlines entered the airline industry in 1971 with little money, but lots of personality. Marketing itself as the LUV airline, the company featured a bright red heart as its first logo. In the 1970s, flight attendants in red-orange hot pants served Love Bites (peanuts) and Love Potions (drinks). With little money for advertising in the early days, Southwest relied on its outrageous antics to generate word-of-mouth advertising. Later ads showcased...

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Turnaround at Southwest Airlines

Introduction Southwest Airlines is one of the largest domestic carriers in the United States, with over 3400 flights every day from 64 domestic destinations. Since 2011, Southwest Airlines is the airline that “carries the most domestic passengers of any US airline” ("Scheduled passengers carried", 2011). The major factor that contributes to the success of Southwest Airlines and makes it different from the other airlines is its approach in designing and managing the processes. Measuring capacity...

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Southwest Airlines Case Study

Case Study 1 – Southwest Airlines 1. To what do you attribute the success of Southwest Airlines? The success of Southwest Airlines was mainly attributed to their innovative high-volume, low-margin business model, which included cutting flight prices dramatically, using their fleet at maximum capacity, and entertaining marketing gimmicks. Southwest’s flight structure took advantage of low-density airports and underserved areas and was comprised of a two-tiered pricing structure that books...

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Southwest Airlines Case

Southwest Airlines 2002: An Industry Under Siege Case Study “Discussion Format” MGMT 5113 Team 7 Dag Yemenu Sachin Gupta Michelle May Shaun Evans November 22nd 2003 Problem Overview Southwest Airlines has employed unique operational strategies, incorporating industry revolutionizing methodologies, while developing and sustaining a strong corporate culture that has allowed Southwest Airlines to be profitable for a phenomenal 30 straight years and capture the Airline Industry...

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Rapid Rewards at Southwest Airlines

1. In my opinion, Southwest should not save low-numbered boarding cards for its most frequent fliers. First of all, that would go against the idea of having simplicity in its operations systems. If Southwest reserved their low number boarding cards for its most frequent fliers, the airline would run into complications with customer seating preferences or disagreements. This would cause the established simple system of Southwest to be ineffective if certain exceptions would be made for frequent fliers...

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Southwest Airlines Corp. Culture

Introduction In this paper I have researched in to Southwest Airline, I have focused to write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which I will, determine how Southwest Airlines’ corporate culture differs from other airlines. I will then analyze three (3) ways that Southwest’s unique culture has benefited the airline and its employees and eventually I will speculate how Southwest Airlines would continue to thrive as a company if its current corporate culture would need to change in the near...

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Mission Vision Social Responsibility

Organization Theory BMGT364 Professor Contee-Borders March 30, 2013 Mission-Vision-Social Responsibility Southwest Airlines: The Mission of Southwest Airlines “The mission of Southwest Airlines is dedication to the highest quality of Customer Service delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, individual pride, and Company Spirit”. (Southwest Airlines, 2008, p. 23) The Mission of Jet Blue Airlines Customer Bill of Rights Jet Blue does not have a mission statement in the traditional sense. What...

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Southwest Airline Strategic Analysis

Southwest Airline Strategy Implementation Executive Summary An analysis of Southwest Airlines strategic controls has been conducted in order to determine if these controls match, and or enhance, the companies design and strategy. The company structure, culture, and human resources have been taken into consideration. What was found, was that Southwest has a strong culture, which ties most of the strategies together. Supervisors and employees work side by side, which promotes trust and understanding...

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Southwest

Case Study Highlights Southwest Airlines case: 1993 (A) Behnam Tirandazi History In my opinion for operating management of a system like this three categories is important: geographic, economic and politic. Reason of Geographic category is locations and weather forecasting. The first thing I interested about that is location of Southwest’s corporate offices. It were located at Dallas’s Love Field. Love Field was located six miles from downtown Dallas. All Southwest flights out of Dallas originated...

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Southwest Airlines Case Study

implications of Southwest Airlines with respect to its impact on the airline industry. It will offer meaningful recommendations and plans for implementation. This will be done by looking at Southwest’s pricing strategies, costs, and competition and putting it in context with the industry as a whole. History, Development, and Growth Southwest, founded by Rollin King and Herb Kelleher, began as a small Texan airline almost 35 years ago and has grown to become one of the largest airlines in America...

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Southwest Airlines Co. – 2007

Southwest Airlines Co. – 2007 Case Analysis On the brink of airlines’ market share battlefield, many of the companies failed to launch new strategies and price controls because of fuel prices, market requirements and safety issues. Along with the history of low price policy that Southwest Airlines started to implement decades ago, the recent challenges and soaring competitive behaviors made that company pass huge obstacles. Southwest Airlines manifested the new growth in Texas air carrier businesses...

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Case Study on Southwest Airlines

1. What role has leadership played in the success of Southwest Airlines? In an era where all the major players in the U.S. airline industry experienced problems, only Southwest Airlines remained profitable throughout that period. This amazing and continued success is attributed to its great leader Herb Kelleher. He has been a very successful leader who knows the employees and marketplace well and can effectively take action for the success of the organization. He applies flexibly to the growth...

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Southwest Airlines and Gary Kelly

Case Analysis Southwest Airlines and Gary Kelly Oscar A. Anzaldua Davenport University Southwest Airlines Company is a well-known low-cost American airline that offers excellent customer and employee service. As of 2009 Southwest is the largest airline company in the world that carries the most number of passengers and it is the third largest passenger fleet of aircraft among the world’s commercial airlines. It also boasts the highest number of customers than any other airlines in the United...

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Southwest Airlines Case Study

success of Southwest Airlines? 2. How significant is the 10 to 15 minutes turnaround time of Southwest’s aircraft in terms of savings in investment and utilization of its aircraft compared to competitors? 3. What challenges is Southwest facing in the future and how should they meet those challenges? 4. What should their business and operations strategy be for the future? 5. Has Gary Kelly, the new Southwest CEO since 2004, been able to maintain the profitability of Southwest Airlines while insuring...

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Southwest Airline Case Study

BUS 330 Writing Assignment The paper is about how the airline company named as the Southwest Airlines has been able to cater to the needs of the customers while still holding a greater market share in the Airline industry specifically during the economic crises phase. Q1: As a high – contact service provider, how does Southwest Airlines ensure that its employees satisfy the customer? As far as the employee training is concerned, the employees are extensively trained so as such...

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